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Dublin: 2 °C Saturday 31 January, 2015

Today’s News

From The42 Today’s Chelsea-City clash won’t decide the title race, but it could have a big impact on its outcome Analysis

Today’s Chelsea-City clash won’t decide the title race, but it could have a big impact on its outcome

The Premier League’s top two meet in this evening’s late kick-off.

Yesterday’s News

From The42 ‘Arry’s Transfer Window: Is Danny Ings the man to solve Liverpool’s problems in attack? Gossip

‘Arry’s Transfer Window: Is Danny Ings the man to solve Liverpool’s problems in attack?

Also featuring the £15million-rated full-back that Manchester United have their eye on.

From The42 Gary Neville involved in angry Twitter war of words with Stan Collymore Debate

Gary Neville involved in angry Twitter war of words with Stan Collymore

The pair strongly disagreed over whether Diego Costa should be punished for his recent alleged stamps against Liverpool.

Thursday 29 January, 2015

From The42 Is it the most worrying season yet for Irish Premier League players? Analysis

Is it the most worrying season yet for Irish Premier League players?

With little hope emanating from the January transfer window, what’s next for Ireland’s coterie of top-flight misfits?

From The42 Ireland international Glenn Whelan signs new contract at Stoke Good Pro

Ireland international Glenn Whelan signs new contract at Stoke

The Dubliner has made over 200 appearances for the club since joining in 2008.

From The42 We’ll Leave it There So: RTÉ’s future 6 Nations coverage in doubt, Wolfhounds team named and all today’s sport Thursday

We’ll Leave it There So: RTÉ’s future 6 Nations coverage in doubt, Wolfhounds team named and all today’s sport

Also, Ireland’s Glenn Whelan signs a new contract and Man United threaten season ticket holders with bans.

From The42 One of the favourites for the Leinster Schools Cup put out a strong statement today Emphatic

One of the favourites for the Leinster Schools Cup put out a strong statement today

Clongowes Wood beat Castleknock College 70-8 in a one-sided affair.

From The42 RTÉ tight-lipped amid uncertainty over future Six Nations broadcasting rights Doubt

RTÉ tight-lipped amid uncertainty over future Six Nations broadcasting rights

The competition’s chief has said he would considering allowing satellite channels to bid for it from 2018.

From The42 ‘Arry’s Transfer Window: Liverpool to bid £29million for 17-year-old prodigy Gossip

‘Arry’s Transfer Window: Liverpool to bid £29million for 17-year-old prodigy

Also featuring Real Madrid’s cunning plan to land David De Gea and the latest players targeted by Chelsea.

From The42 Man United threaten to ban season ticket holders from Sunderland clash Argument

Man United threaten to ban season ticket holders from Sunderland clash

The club are asking fans to pay an additional £50 for the Cambridge FA Cup replay.

Wednesday 28 January, 2015

From The42 ‘Arry’s Transfer Window: Real renew interest in Sterling, Liverpool want Lavezzi Gossip

‘Arry’s Transfer Window: Real renew interest in Sterling, Liverpool want Lavezzi

Meanwhile, two players look set to leave Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United.

From The42 Ireland’s Eoin Doyle is scoring goals for fun in League One Prolific

Ireland’s Eoin Doyle is scoring goals for fun in League One

Irish internationals Conor Sammon and Paul Green were also both on target last night.

From The42 Concussion diagnosis was scary – Johnny Sexton Interview

Concussion diagnosis was scary – Johnny Sexton

The Ireland star initially also revealed that his Racing Metro teammates jokingly call him ‘Johnny Vacances’.

From The42 3 talking points as Chelsea edge past Liverpool to gain place in League Cup final Analysis

3 talking points as Chelsea edge past Liverpool to gain place in League Cup final

Costa controversies, Balotelli’s ineptitude and more thoughts.

Tuesday 27 January, 2015

From The42 Shane Long faces fitness race ahead of Ireland-Poland Euros qualifier after breaking ribs Problems

Shane Long faces fitness race ahead of Ireland-Poland Euros qualifier after breaking ribs

The striker also suffered a punctured lung shortly after coming on during the Saints’ FA Cup tie with Crystal Palace.

From The42 This Ivanovic header sealed Chelsea’s place in the League Cup final

This Ivanovic header sealed Chelsea’s place in the League Cup final

The Londoners lead Liverpool 2-1 on aggregate after extra-time.

From The42 ‘If you speak as much as Joe Brolly speaks you’re bound to make a mistake’ – O’Neill Reaction

‘If you speak as much as Joe Brolly speaks you’re bound to make a mistake’ – O’Neill

“I don’t want to get into an argument but, yes, he was over the top with what he said.”

From The42 Diego Costa lucky to avoid a red card after nasty stamp on Emre Can Naughty

Diego Costa lucky to avoid a red card after nasty stamp on Emre Can

It is not the first time the Spanish international has been the subject of controversy this season.

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From The42 We’ll Leave it There So: GAA gets tough on racism, Sexton set to face France and all today’s sport Tuesday

We’ll Leave it There So: GAA gets tough on racism, Sexton set to face France and all today’s sport

Also featuring drama in the Leinster Schools Cup and another Irish international potentially moving to the MLS.

From The42 5 talking points ahead of tonight’s Chelsea-Liverpool League Cup semi Analysis

5 talking points ahead of tonight’s Chelsea-Liverpool League Cup semi

Will Daniel Sturridge return and more thoughts ahead of the game.

Monday 26 January, 2015

From The42 Power ranking the 8 biggest-ever FA Cup upsets David V Goliath

Power ranking the 8 biggest-ever FA Cup upsets

There were some shocks at the weekend but do any make it into our all-time list?

From The42 Even Google Dictionary is taking sly digs at Tottenham’s dodgy defence Cheeky

Even Google Dictionary is taking sly digs at Tottenham’s dodgy defence

Someone at the company is an Arsenal fan, it seems.

From The42 ‘Arry’s Transfer Window: Darren Fletcher edges closer to United exit Transfer News

‘Arry’s Transfer Window: Darren Fletcher edges closer to United exit

Meanwhile, a host of Premier League clubs are interested in signing Sergio Busquets.

Sunday 25 January, 2015

From The42 UFC fighter Colby Covington trolls Cathal Pendred with unfortunate anti-Irish tweets Offensive

UFC fighter Colby Covington trolls Cathal Pendred with unfortunate anti-Irish tweets

The American said he would bury his opponent “like the British did to the Irish”.

From The42 Liverpool’s draw with Bolton denies unlucky punter £1million Agony

Liverpool’s draw with Bolton denies unlucky punter £1million

The individual almost pulled off an unlikely coup from an initial £10 bet.

From The42 Win, lose or draw, the Irish netball team are gaining admirers home and abroad Interview

Win, lose or draw, the Irish netball team are gaining admirers home and abroad

The side recently competed in the Nations Cup in Singapore.

Wednesday 14 January, 2015

From The42 After last night’s shenanigans, here are 8 more epic penalty shootouts Anomalies

After last night’s shenanigans, here are 8 more epic penalty shootouts

Following West Ham’s 9-8 win over Everton, we look at similarly high-scoring affairs from down through the years.

From The42 Robbie Keane trains with St Sylvesters GAA club Experimentation

Robbie Keane trains with St Sylvesters GAA club

The Ireland player is understood to have gone for “a gentle jog” with the team’s senior footballers.

From The42 Big Sam asked Phil Neville to ‘make us a coffee’ on BT Sport last night Cheeky

Big Sam asked Phil Neville to ‘make us a coffee’ on BT Sport last night

The veteran manager was in fine form after seeing his side knock Everton out of the FA Cup on penalties.

From The42 Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored one of the most controversial goals of his career last night World Class

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored one of the most controversial goals of his career last night

The controversy prompted home fans to furiously throw objects onto the pitch.

From The42 You might be surprised by who Pellegrini thinks is the Premier League’s best player Controversial

You might be surprised by who Pellegrini thinks is the Premier League’s best player

The 61-year-old Chilean manager gave his thoughts in a recent interview with AS.

From The42 Romelu Lukaku paid an emotional tribute to his late friend after scoring tonight Heartfelt

Romelu Lukaku paid an emotional tribute to his late friend after scoring tonight

Junior Malanda tragically died in a car crash recently.

Tuesday 13 January, 2015

From The42 Ireland’s Aiden McGeady was sent off tonight, and Twitter was NOT impressed Criticism

Ireland’s Aiden McGeady was sent off tonight, and Twitter was NOT impressed

The winger received a second booking for the ill-advised tackle, and was consequently forced to leave the field.

From The42 Why the Ballon d’Or increasingly resembles the Eurovision song contest Opinion

Why the Ballon d’Or increasingly resembles the Eurovision song contest

Greater levels of political voting means the competition is at risk of losing credibility.

From The42 Paul O’Connell will retire ‘after the World Cup, or in the summer of 2016’ Decision Time

Paul O’Connell will retire ‘after the World Cup, or in the summer of 2016’

“The injuries have taken a bit off my career. There are certain things you can’t do in training.”

From The42 Rory McIlroy plans his year on the back of a boarding pass (seriously) Unique

Rory McIlroy plans his year on the back of a boarding pass (seriously)

Looking ahead to an important 12 months, the Northern Irish golfer revealed his unique approach to self-motivation.

Monday 12 January, 2015

From The42 Messi, Ronaldo or Neuer? Who deserves to win tonight’s Ballon d’Or prize? Poll This post contains a poll

Messi, Ronaldo or Neuer? Who deserves to win tonight’s Ballon d’Or prize?

Have your say ahead of tonight’s gala event.

Sunday 11 January, 2015

From The42 Power ranking the 12 best players to win the Ballon d’Or Legends

Power ranking the 12 best players to win the Ballon d’Or

Ahead of tomorrow night’s ceremony, we look at some of the greats who previously won the coveted prize.

From The42 ‘Everyone is saying it’s between me and Rodriguez’ – Stephanie Roche on her big night Interview

‘Everyone is saying it’s between me and Rodriguez’ – Stephanie Roche on her big night

It’s still possible to vote for the Irish international.

From The42 Is Ireland’s Jon Walters set for a reunion with old boss Tony Pulis? Rumours

Is Ireland’s Jon Walters set for a reunion with old boss Tony Pulis?

Meanwhile, Tottenham have identified James McCarthy as an alternative to Morgan Schneiderlin..

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